Silent Movie

  • Centenary film fest starts with screening of silent movie April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A six-day-long film festival, marking the 100 years of Indian cinema, kick started here with the screening of silent movie 'Throw The Dice' accompanied by Ustad Nishat Khan's live musical orchestra. The festival and an exhibition on legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray were inaugurated by I&B minister Manish Tewari. "The...
  • 'The Artist' was originally shot in colour February 29, 2012

    London: Oscar-winning silent movie 'The Artist' was originally shot in colour in case film bosses didn't want to show the picture in black and white. The film was the big winner at Sunday night's AcademyAwards, taking five prizes including the coveted Best Picture title as well as Best Actor for its...
  • 'The Artist' shines at French film awards February 25, 2012

    Paris : Silent movie 'The Artist' shone at home, netting best film and a string of other awards at France's annual Cesars, held two days before the Oscars in which the black-and-white film is a top favourite. Michel Hazanavicius won both best film and best director for his tribute to Hollywood's...